Midlake, The Courage of Others, February 2 Midlake’s 2006 Album, The Trials of VanOccupanther, has been a favorite of mine for a couple years now. This is a 21st Century Texas band channeling Fleetwood Mac, singing about things that happened in 1893 and keeping it all highly listenable. Live in Portland, March 6th, Wonder Ballroom [...]
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THE GOOD These are some albums that nearly missed the top twenty, or that I didn’t spend enough time with until recently. Slaid Cleaves: Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away. Honestly, I stayed away from this one because dude’s name freaks me out. I mean, how do you even say that? It makes me [...]
Here is the combined ranked list of the top 20 albums of 2009 from what we like to call a “loose confederation of like-minded bloggers”. This is the inaugural year. It’s been a patchy one! But what we do have is a decent idea, and what we feel is an interesting list. So here they [...]
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